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URBANISATION
The process of urbanisation is distinct from the process of urban growth. Urbanisation refers to the increasing proportion of a country’s population living in towns and cities.
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ROLE OF WORLD CITIES
- command and control centres, - advanced telcommunications, - cultural authority
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WORLD CITIES AS CULTURAL AUTHORITY
Another feature of globalisation is the role of world cities as centres of cultural authority. This comes from their ability to generate and spread ideas and values, and influence specific cultural processes.
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OPERATION OF GLOBAL NETWORKS
The flow of capital, information, goods and services, and people (especially highly skilled professionals) are among the more readily measured indicators of the relationship between large cities.
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GLOBAL HEIRACHY
The global hierarchy of cities is essentially a functional hierarchy ranging from the world cities down to national, regional and local scales. Often their functions overlap. Thus London and Tokyo, for example, are world cities as well as national ad
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- command and control centres, - advanced telcommunications, - cultural authority

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ROLE OF WORLD CITIES

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Another feature of globalisation is the role of world cities as centres of cultural authority. This comes from their ability to generate and spread ideas and values, and influence specific cultural processes.

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The flow of capital, information, goods and services, and people (especially highly skilled professionals) are among the more readily measured indicators of the relationship between large cities.

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The global hierarchy of cities is essentially a functional hierarchy ranging from the world cities down to national, regional and local scales. Often their functions overlap. Thus London and Tokyo, for example, are world cities as well as national ad

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